Not Rated | | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.
It is interesting to note that two future heads of TV show spy agencies are included in the cast of North by Northwest, itself a spy thriller. Leo G. Carroll played "Alexander Waverly", the man from whom Napoleon Solo received his orders, in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964). 'Edward Platt', was... ...
Seems to me you fellows could stand a little less training from the F.B.I. and a little more from the Actor's Studio.
As Thornhill walks along the 20th Century Limited at Grand Central Terminal, he passes a car that's numbered 10006. But after he gets on the train and looks out the window, we see on the adjacent track another New York Central passenger car that also is number 10006. Two passenger cars of the same railroad will never have the same number.
Right after his credit as director during the opening credits, Alfred Hitchcock is running toward the door of the city bus just as it slams shut on him!
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